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Apogon pselion


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lexID:
7284 
AphiaID:
273077 
Scientific:
Apogon pselion 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Cardinalfish 
Category:
Kardinalfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > pselion (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall, Fraser & Lachner, 1990 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Egypten, Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Size:
2.8 cm - 4.1 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, Frozen food (small sorts), Artemia, Artemia Nauplii, Cyclops, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Mysis, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-01 14:42:52 

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Randall, Fraser & Lachner, 1990

Apogon pselion is known only from the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez and found in reefs in a depth from 10 to 43 meters.

The little and slender fish has four dusky yellow stripes on head separated by blue lines, one stripe continuing as ayellow band on the body.
Apogon pselion has a peduncular bar.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Apogon (Genus).

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